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Cancer Patients Can Now Use Skin Creams During Radiation Therapy

Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Contrary to the advice most cancer patients receive when they go through radiation treatment, topical skin treatments, unless applied very heavily, do not increase the radiation dose to the skin and can be used in moderation before daily radiation treatments.

Making Gene Therapy Delivery Safer and More Efficient

Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:00 AM

Viral vectors used to deliver gene therapies undergo spontaneous changes during manufacturing which affects their structure and function, found researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in a study ...

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